Improving LGBTQ+ lives through health care
For many in the LGBTQ+ community, accessing health care services proves to be a challenge as many providers aren't equipped to treat their needs. Deirdre Shires, assistant professor in MSU's School of Social Work studies the healthcare disparities facing LGBTQ+ patients, and uses her findings to offer providers with opportunities to improve care and outcomes.View story photos
Vitamin D may not help your heart
While previous research has suggested a link between low levels of vitamin D in the blood and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, a new MSU study has found that taking vitamin D supplements did not reduce that risk.View story photos
Compact, low-cost fingerprint reader could help reduce infant mortality around the world
A team of researchers from MSU will showcase Infant-Prints – a low-cost, high-resolution and portable solution to accurately identify infants in an effort to help reduce infant mortality around the world.View story photos
Monika Donley, Owen/Van Hoosen Hall stock handler, died June 13. Donley joined the staff in 1977 and retired in 2004
Brickman, Doris Jean
Doris Jean Brickman, College of Human Ecology Extension specialist, died June 15. Brickman joined the staff in 1975 and retired in 1995.
Bohnet, Nancy R.
Nancy R. Bohnet, animal caretaker at the MSU Veterinary Medical Center, died June 12. Bohnet joined the staff in 1988 and retired in 2008.
Strength Training: Youth camp leaders trained to prevent child abuse
MSU Youth Camp leaders are fostering a safer environment through a special training with POE to prevent child abuse and effectively support participants who have experienced trauma.View story photos
MSU Broad Art Lab hosts programs created by community members
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU presents its second season of free public programming sourced from the Community Open Call initiative at the MSU Broad Art Lab. Selected by a diverse committee of community representatives, these proposals rose to the top of a large pool of applicants and will be presented to the public throughout the summer.
Doing the ‘Samba’: MSU awarded first PATH grant
Kristin Parent, an MSU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, or BMB, assistant professor and J.K. Billman, Jr. M.D. Endowed Research Professor, received a 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infections Disease, or PATH, award—a 5-year grant totaling $500,000 to study an enormous virus known as the Samba virus.View story photos
MSU College of Music presents Music in the Garden Concert Series
The MSU College of Music will present the Music in the Garden outdoor concert series in the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden. The series is free and open to the public.